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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
half of the 20th century, sudden, inc. lyndon johnson's life, watching hip exercise power is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carroll spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj but he says he's not a biographer, he's a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it. and, johnson, he says, was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take? >> i... ten years. >> chris: and now, we're, what 36 years into this. >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning, since 1976 he has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and he's not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when we he look at how johnson was first elected to the senate in 1948, by 87 votes, he ended up writing a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked at a stolen election from beginning to end. and say, this is where the stolen election is... >> chris: and the latest, "passage of power" tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >>
Sep 29, 2012 8:00pm PDT
. number 39, i believe, there. but i think that's ted dij teddy johnson. n not wes harlan. we have two 39s. >> gus: that is johnson. >> charles: sometimes your body large debe trays you. watch how he pursues the ball to the sidelines. i think he felt like he hit it. i think the officials will see it the same way. ball pops up in the air. the path is altered. texas will get a break on this one as the ball comes back. >> referee: the ruling on the field stands. >> charles: wow. wow. that's a surprise to me. that certainly looked like the ball hit him and got altered and moved to the sidelines. teddy johnson is happy. >> gus: i think mike gundy is happy with his team lining upg at the 35. first down. >> charles: so much for those eagle eyes, gus. that went right down the tubes. >> gus: walsh over the middle. throw as strike, blake jackson. still moving. jackson refusing to go down. inside texas territory. >> charles: how about this throw again. sharp throw and then jackson after the catch takes care of the football and drags texas defenders into the secondary. >> gus: first and ten at the tex
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
johnson named marshall to the supreme court of the u.s. this great grandson of slaves became the first black man to serve in the nation's highest court. now at age 84, he is retired and able to bask in the memories that are the bedrock of what is his historic career. >> you know i can remember back in 1933, when i started to practice. if i remember correctly, at that stage, my ambition was to be a magistrate. that was, so i sort of got beyond that. >> president eisenhower once said that appointing earl warren as chief justice was the biggest damful decision i have ever made. it was clear that warren surprised eisenhower and led the court in a direction he did not expect. that is sometime it is case when it comes to supreme court appointment. >> reporter: the supreme court, a couple of generations ago follows the election returns. does it? well that's hard to say. when the supreme court in 1954 in brown deed board of education ruled that separate was inherently unequal in education and became the slow painful process of integrating schools the decision was anonymous and was written by w
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the finishers. brad is the points leader by 14 over jimmie johnson. that will do it for sports wrap. more at 10:00 p.m. see you then. >> thank you. >> our coverage continues tonight at the 10:00 p.m. news. we will be live at at&t pebble beach national at&t park -- live at at&t park. >> thank you so much for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks and we are always here for you online on and mobile ktvu. we will see you back here tonight at 10:00 p.m.
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
brandt, 5-3. united states wasn't completely shut out. just seemed like it johnson with a long birdie attempt on the 6th hole. he get itself -- justin rose birdied 17 to even his match with mickelson. he then birdied 18 to win one up and the competition was even at 11 each. it was 12-12 when furick was putting at 13. misses the putt. they are in front 13-12. jason definer answers for the united states. his long birdie at 13. est beats hanson and it's tied at 13. came down to this. martin, making parr at 18 to beat stricker. one up, european tour, wearing a patch honoring the [inaudible] come back from a 10-6 deficit. out scoring the united states. they retain the cup. the same kind of come back in 1999. >>> brad won the nascar race today. he is the points leader. we will run down all the baseball developments tonight at ten. see you then. >> lots of things. the a's -- they are right in the hunt. >> they are right there. three things could happen. they could win the division, be a wild card or not be in the playoffs with just three left to play. >> thank you. wewe continue with the
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